MIT College team has been selected among Super-12 Indian team for theprestigious international-level 'Abu Asia-Pacific Robocon-2013' contest which will be held at Danang in Vietnam.
The selection was made during the national-level tournament held in Pune.
"In all 12 teams were selected during the national-level tournament held in Pune recently. MIT team made it to Super-12 by defeating Delhi and Hyderabad's IIT teams," said managing director of the institute Munish Sharma. The 'National Robocon' was organised jointly by MIT, Pune and DD National channel at Balewadi, Pune to select Indian team for 'Abu Asia-Pacific Robocon-2013.
A total of 89 teams including different IITs took part in this tournament. MIT College, Aurangabad's Innovators team among Super-12 has been selected in Indian squad for the international level competition.
MIT Innovators team thrashed IIT Delhi and IIT Hyderabad by 50 and 80 points respectively in first round of the tournament and clinched spot in Super-12.
As per the points basis, MIT Innovators is ranked 9th. Kashibai Nawale College of Engineering was thrashed by Innovators in super league round by 30 points. Munish Sharma, principal C L Gogte lauded the performance of students and congratulated them. Mechanical department head N G Patil, electronic HoD Dr Syyed, Prof R D Mahajan, Prof Sarita Verma guided the students.
Innovators team was led by Sanket Deshmukh, while Deepak Rapti worked as manual robot operator and Aniket Chavan as automatic robot operator, Pawan Shete, Rahul Dukre and Sammuel Patole worked as robo pit crew.
Rushikesh Yennawar, Nikhil Patokar, Sumit Sahu, Jigar Lodaliya, Rahul Dhormare, Rohit, Vikas Kotkar, Surajkumar Dube, Deepak Jadhav, Abhay Pardeshi, Prakash Chavan, Akash Joshi, Laxman Jadhav, Sachin Waghmare and Uday Kaynade are among the team members. We learn a lot of things only because of the national tournament. Besides, my team showed a good performance from all quarters. We qualified for Super-12 by thrashing big teams like IITs Delhi and Hyderabad.
—Aniket Chavan MIT College's Innovator team along with institutions director general Munish Sharma, principal C L Gogte, Mechanical Engineering department head N G Patil, Electronics HoD Dr Aziz Syyed, Prof Sarita Verma and Prof Milind Gaikwad. I got a chance to be in National Robocon contest held in Pune. I feel happy to be a part of the winning team. I experienced how to show promptness, time management and team responsibility during the Robocon. Next year we will try to make our college and country's name on top.